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New Orleans' first park proposed in 20 years

5 years ago June 09, 2010 Jun 9, 2010 Wednesday, June 09 2010 Wednesday, June 09, 2010 4:25:08 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

Property once owned by a film production company that went bankrupt will become the first new public park in New Orleans in 20 years.

The Trust, a national conservation group, told New Orleans CityBusiness that the $3.8 million project will be built on an 18-acre parcel along the Lafitte Corridor in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood.

A community development block grant is funding the project.

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